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Scriptsगोपाल Sanskrit

Meaning & History

Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" and पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna. This name was also borne by the 8th-century founder of the Pala Empire in Bengal.
Other Languages & CulturesGopal Bengali Gopal Hindi Gopal Kannada Gopal Marathi Gopal Nepali Gopal Tamil Gopal Telugu
Entry updated December 8, 2017